1_Centenary Square

Graeme Massie Architects

The redevelopment of Centenary Square provides a new civic space within the heart of Birmingham and, a setting for some of the city’s most important public buildings and planned new development sites.

A grid of slender columns, providing light and event infrastructure, defines the square and urban volume. Below this grid lies a layered landscape with a granite paving surface, groves of Maple, Ginkgo, Cherry and Birch trees and a large ‘mirror pool’ water-feature.

The resultant space is one which has a clear identity and acts as a backdrop to both communal events and personal experiences at all times of the year. It is both formal and informal; intimate and expansive.

Location

BIRMINGHAM B1 1TU
United Kingdom

Contact

Graeme Massie
Director
graeme@graememassie.com

Client

Birmingham City Council

Completed

2019

Size

Categories

  • Landscaping